Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Build It Green information

I had blogged earlier about Santa Clara County's intent to require "green building" principles for new residences.

Attached are some of those principles for future reference. Looks pretty good!


Monday, October 6, 2008

General Plan updates in Santa Clara County

A useful list I received about the schedules for General Plan updates in Santa Clara County - something good to keep in mind.


General Plan Updates – Santa Clara County Cities

listed by City, Next Scheduled Update, and Plan Elements To Be Updated
Campbell 2008 Housing (Other elements not scheduled)
Cupertino ? None scheduled. (Comprehensive update in 2005)
Gilroy 2015-17 Comprehensive
Los Altos 2008 Housing (Comprehensive not scheduled)
Los Altos Hills 2008 (at council now) Land Use
Los Gatos 2010 (just underway) Comprehensive
Milpitas 2009 Housing (Comprehensive not scheduled)
Monte Sereno 2008 (at council now) Comprehensive
Morgan Hill 2011 (approx) Comprehensive
Mountain View 2009-10
just underway Comprehensive
Palo Alto 2010 just underway Housing, add Sustainability, update all other elements
San Jose 2008 Comprehensive
Santa Clara 2009 Comprehensive
Saratoga 2008 Housing (Comprehensive not scheduled)
Sunnyvale 2008
Parks & Recreation (2008), Land Use & Transportation (2009), Housing (2009-10),
Santa Clara County ? Comprehensive not scheduled
Stanford University ? Comprehensive not scheduled